Basic Pizza Base Video by Tarla Dalal

Basic Pizza Base Video by Tarla Dalal

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Pizzas have crossed geographical boundaries to become a hot favourite all over the world! While it is convenient to have Pizzas outside, it is also super fun to make it at home once in a while, because this gives you the freedom to make your pizza exactly the way you want it, with your favourite toppings and sauces, and just the amount of cheese you wish to have. Although pizza base is readily available in stores, the fresh taste and texture of a homemade one are unbeatable. And, well, it is not such an adventurous activity either. It is quite easy to make at home, as this Basic Pizza Base recipe will show you.

Recipe Description for Basic Pizza Base, How To Make Basic Pizza Base Recipe

Preparation Time: 
Baking Time:  10 minutes
Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)
Makes 3 pizza base
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For Basic Pizza Base
2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 tsp dry yeast
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp olive oil
salt to taste
plain flour (maida) for rolling
olive oil for kneading


For basic pizza base

  1. To make the {span class="bold1"}basic pizza base{/span}, combine 2 tbsp of lukewarm water, dry yeast and sugar in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine the plain flour, yeast-water mixture, olive oil and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  4. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.
  5. Press the dough lightly to remove the air and divide the dough into 3 equal portions.
  6. Roll each portion into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle with the help of plain flour and prick each circle evenly using a fork.
  7. Place all the 3 {span class="bold1"}pizza base{/span} on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 5 minutes.


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